(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 16 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to Moderate winds coming from Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Monday, 22 January 2024

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online and print media monitoring)

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 22 January 2024

A China Coast Guard (CCG) personnel appears to grab a Filipino fishing boat from a Filipino fishermen off Bajo de Masinloc, Zambales on Jan. 12, 2024. The Philippine Coast Guard said the CCG directed the crew of the boat to return the sea shells he gathered back into the sea. (Courtesy of Wilfredo Pepito via PCG / Facebook)


-PHL condemns China Coast Guard's harassment of Filipino fishermen off Bajo de Masinloc

-PCG: DFA to decide diplomatic action in Scarborough harassment

-Resupply mission in Ayungin Shoal postponed last weekend — AFP

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Times, People's Tonight, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]



-Be careful with Cha-cha signature drive comments, DILG execs told

-Cha-cha not an urgent national concern for Filipinos — OCTA survey

-Lawyer to COMELEC: Stop receiving signature sheets, they’ve no value

-BBM-Duterte supporters push for Cha-cha through Con-con, oppose people’s initiative

-House leader: No coercion or cash for people’s initiative

-Groups rally vs. Cha-cha ahead of resumption of Congress session

-Congress urged: Legislate wage hike instead of Cha-cha

-[Abante, ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, GMA News, OneNews, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Rappler, Remate, The PhilippineSTAR, Inquirer]


3. Congress resumes today with only 4 LEDAC bills waiting approval

[GMA News, CNN Philippines, Manila Standard, Business Mirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, People’s Journal, Abante Tonite]


4. Sara thanks Imee for supporting Dutertes

[Abante Tonite, GMA News, Manila Times, Philstar, OneNews, Manila Bulletin]


5. Dela Rosa calls on MalacaΓ±ang to tell whether ICC probers have entered PHL

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Rappler, Inquirer]



-PISTON, Manibela gear for another transport strike

-LTO: Laguna fatal jeepney mishap highlights need to modernize PUVs

[Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Philstar]


7. Gasoline, diesel prices up for 3rd straight week Tuesday; kerosene unchanged

[Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]


8. Marcos orders energy plan for agencies amid El NiΓ±o

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Times, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight]


9. DILG says 25,000 barangays now have community gardens

[GMA News, Manila Times, People’s Journal, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]


10. Sandigan clears ex-Makati mayor Elenita Binay of graft, malversation over P9.9-M medical purchase

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]


11. Pia Cayetano becomes first female chairperson of Senate blue ribbon

[Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer]


12. Cop linked to missing beauty queen sacked

[GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]


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